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Image of Green Machine.
Green Machine (with Tina Avila on bass, seen above) and Kidd Hollar are coming to the Mariposa Arts Park. Be there or be square! (Image courtesy of Andy Garza)

MOTG Presents Kidd Hollar and Green Machine

MARIPOSA — This weekend Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Kidd Hollar on Friday, July 29, and Green Machine on Saturday, July 30.

Image of Kidd Hollar.

Kidd Hollar.

On Friday July 29, Kidd Hollar will make their debut for Music on the Green. Kidd Hollar is Mariposa’s newest jam band. Featuring Music on the Green’s drummer at large for this season, Jon Kidd, from The Soul Galaxy. On guitar is Jared Jesperson. Benny Lee Friedrich, from The Trespassers plays bass and ole’ T-ranch picks banjo. They play selections from the Grateful Dead’s catalog as well as originals.

Green Machine returns to the Arts Park on July 30th. Veteran band Green Machine has played for Music on the Green many consecutive seasons. Hailing from Hanford, CA, they have been a fixture on the central California jam band scene for over two decades. Heavily influenced by reggae, the Grateful Dead, and Phish, Green Machine brings Irie vibes. The band is led by the husband and wife combination of Chris Avila on guitar and Tina Avila on bass.

A complete schedule of the talent performing throughout this summer season can be found at mariposaartscouncil.org/music-on-the-green.

Tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated.

All performances begin at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the Mariposa County Arts Park, located on Hwy. 140, between 4th and 5th Streets, in historic downtown Mariposa, CA.

Parking is available along 5th Street. The lower 5th Street parking lot provides an accessible pedestrian path to the Arts Park through the Mariposa Creek Parkway entry.

This cornerstone concert series is made possible with generous support from the following businesses and individuals:

Image of the Mariposa Arts Council logo. The Mariposa Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County and is supported in part by the County of Mariposa, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.

Image of Green Machine in concert.

Green Machine.


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